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Cook'n' With Gas

23 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-377 9166
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“venison” (25 reviews)
“mixed grill” (11 reviews)
“crepes” (13 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
23 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 311 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The two menu options available on our visit make this delightful restaurant very accessible. One is a full menu, the other a less extensive selection from the same menu offering a good value set price of $60 for entree, main and dessert. This was a...More

1  Thank stuY58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always wanted to try this place due to recommendations from friends. Finally got to go on Saturday night for a special occasion. Right from out arrival the service were professional and relaxed. The food was presented beautifully and tasted just as good as...More

1  Thank adventureguyNZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly, thank you To the waitress that politely laughed at my mildly hilarious joke that I concocted before being seated. In a restaurant named cook'n'with gas, I thought it would be side splittingly funny to request the menu with wood fire pizzas! I know, I...More

1  Thank reginaphalanges
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Best martini !! Great food. Lovely staff. Had a great meal. Loved all of it. Looking forward to returning. Recommend.

1  Thank Caro8880
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We had forgotten how good CWG was but have been reminded in spades. Amazing pork and beef meals followed by fantastic desserts. WOW.

1  Thank Graeme M
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

First time visit to this iconic Christchurch establishment and it absolutely delighted the senses. Food, cocktails and ambience were flawless but what made the evening were the totally enchanting staff. So friendly, attentive and full of humour. They all really made us feel special. Thanks!

1  Thank Cherie M
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Totally recommend this restaurant from the food to the service - top notch. We were all given a taster from the chef , it is the little things that make a great night and this started it off. Meal was delish and the staff had...More

1  Thank Vicki H
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Quality and interesting food is usually what you go out to a restaurant for, but if you also get really pleasant and professional service as well, it makes the evening so much better. A mother and daughter had a lovely dinner here, soup, main and...More

Thank locarnogardens
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We went here with 6 friends and chose the set menu, The food was excellent and the service was fantastic, the staff had a great sense of humour which made the night well worth it and they were left with a very generous tip because...More

2  Thank Gebs832
Reviewed 14 July 2017

My wife and I always love to dine at Cooking with Gas, food is always good and wine selection is excellent. We especially like to sneak out the back to Astro Lounge for a sneaky cigarette. Do visit.

1  Thank russianterror
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 26 - US$ 29
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-377 9166
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